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Console table for State Dining Room

CC010.001.002.012.002 (RS244849)

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown. Neoclassical-style D-shaped sideboard or console table ahs overhanging top with molding below; reed-and-tie carved molding on frieze; carved acanthus leaves above legs; tapered reeded legs with cuffs; and ball feet. Gilded railing at back of top has repeating scrolls topped with palmettes and bellflowers. One large support is under table in the form of an eagle with outstretched wings.Table was designed for use in the State Dining Room as part of the 1902 White House restoration.

Details

Collection Name
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I
Collection Code
CC010
Dates
1902, undated
Date Notes
Table was designed for the 1902 White House renovation.
Date of Acquisition
2012
Physical Description
1 design drawing in pencil (10 3/4 x 8 1/8 inches)
Dimensions
10 3/4x 8 1/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
294425
Reference Code
CC010.001.002.012.002

Record details

Originator
A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Manufacturer)
Descriptive Terms
Federal
Neoclassical
console tables
eagle console tables
sideboards (furniture)
Material Type
design drawings
sketches
Places
Washington (DC)
Places (Buildings)
White House
Related Items
"Sideboard of Mahogany in State Dining Room" — Two tables share same design and were both made for the 1902 WHite House renovation.

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